Fish Receiver Registration - New South Wales


You will require this registration if you intend to receive fish from commercial fishers for the purposes of re-sale or other commercial use. There are two classes of registered fish receivers:

  • Class A: commercial fishers licensed in New South Wales, whose registration as a fish receiver is subject to a condition that the receiver must not receive fish for resale or other commercial use from any other commercial fisher.
  • Class B: all other registered fish receivers.

Please be aware that there are circumstances where you will not require this registration (e.g. transporting the fish on behalf of the owner of the fish).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1164.00

Class A.

Apply Application All $3795.00 For one or two Class B premises at which the fish receiver receives fish plus $1,897 for each additional premises.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Fish Receiver Registration - Please contact the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Fisheries Management Act 1994 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2010 NSW

Application process


Applicants must identify each of the premises at which they propose to receive fish in the application.

Administering agency

Department of Industry

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Fisheries NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Catch Records Team

Fisheries NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Industry

Mailing address: PO BOX 4157
Coffs Harbour Jetty, New South Wales 2450
Phone: 02 6648 3921
Fax: 02 6391 4709